Dr Trevor Parry is a developmental paediatrician and Clinical Professor, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia. He is a graduate of the West Australian Medical School and following time in Fiji and Sarawak undertook postgraduate studies in the United Kingdom in Public Health, Child Health and Developmental Paediatrics. Trevor was responsible for the establishment of the State Child Development Centre some thirty five years ago, and it’s Director until April 2004.
He is a past Vice-President of the former Australian College of Paediatricians, an Emeritus Consultant at Princess Margaret Hospital , vice-chair of the Autism Association Board , Chair of the Australasian Board of Family Partnership Training, a Member of the National Board of NIFTEY (the National Investment for the Early Years) and founder and Chair of its State Branch.
Trevor has been much involved in medical education in Australia and in several developing countries , as well as public education with particular reference to parenting, child development and the importance of the early years.
He is the inaugural recipient of the Children and Young People’s lifetime Achievement Award at the Western Australian Citizen of the Year 2010 awards, and was made a member of the Order of Australia in 2012.